Top Quotes About Anything
I love people, and I’m excited that I can turn them on.
The process of scientific discovery is, in effect, a continual flight from wonder.
The office of President is a great one; to every true American it seems the greatest on earth. And to me, as I was engaged in weaving a background of music for the pageantry of it, there came a deeper realization of the effect of that office on the man.
John Philip Sousa
The orgasm has replaced the cross as the focus of longing and fulfillment.
The beef industry has contributed to more American deaths than all the wars of this century, all natural disasters, and all automobile accidents combined.
There’s probably a way to use that great content and to live under the radar now and then in order to reach a new audience. That’s the thinking I’m talking about.
Tribal life comes automatically to an end when a primitive people begins to live in a town or a city, for sooner or later a tribal organization is found to be incompatible with life in a city.
Rather than go to the gym, I would prefer to do martial arts because the time goes by quicker.
The Russian composers, especially, tricked the symphony orchestra into the kind of dynamic, rhythmic thing.
Never forget me, because if I thought you would, I’d never leave.
A. A. Milne
If someone wants to sticker a record for whatever reason, that’s fine. But once it affects someone’s opportunity to, you know, get that record, then I have a problem with it.
You can put me in the basement or the penthouse; it doesn’t matter to me.
Praying privately in churches, I began to discover that heaven was my true home and also that it was here and now, woven into this life.
The hardest thing is at the end you have to say bye to all these people who you have worked with for so many months. It was really sad not to see them anymore. But you have the parties that you go to and you get to see them, like the premieres and the screenings.
The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not when it misses.
When it comes to software, I much prefer free software, because I have very seldom seen a program that has worked well enough for my needs, and having sources available can be a life-saver.
I thought then, and I think now, that the invasion of Iraq was unnecessary and unjust. And I think the premises on which it was launched were false.
Ideas are like pizza dough, made to be tossed around.
I imagine that yes is the only living thing.
E. E. Cummings
Because capitalist society has expanded the productive forces so enormously, the social conditions under which it arose lag behind and become fetters holding back the further growth of productive forces.
I’ve always been an independent person, but that independence was in the setting of security.
I think the most beautiful thing is that we’re not parting because there were problems. We’re parting because we’re celebrating each others’ growth.
The fear of becoming a ‘has-been’ keeps some people from becoming anything.
Parents must lead by example. Don’t use the cliche; do as I say and not as I do. We are our children’s first and most important role models.
We can not play innocents abroad in a world that is not innocent.
Whatever is not commonly seen is condemned as alien.
There is a very intimate connection between hypnotic phenomena and religion.
If I’d known I was going to live this long, I’d have taken better care of myself.
I’m flattered that so many baseball people think I’m a Hall of Famer. But what’s hard to believe is how one-hundred and fifty plus people have changed their minds about me since I became eligible, because I haven’t had a base hit since then.
Through music I either tame my demons or unleash them and allow them to be what they are. I don’t want the music to be about provocation, I want the music to bring you to a place where you feel at home.
You can tell a lot from someone’s eyes.
Wherever art appears, life disappears.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
I’ll tell you this about the Oscars – they’re real.
William H. Macy
I always try to think of a vocabulary to match different musical situations.
We frequently define an acid or a base as a substance whose aqueous solution gives, respectively, a higher concentration of hydrogen ion or of hydroxide ion than that furnished by pure water. This is a very one sided definition.
Gilbert Newton Lewis
Well, first, I didn’t kill Dr. King.
James Earl Ray
Licences to have babies incidentally is something that I got in trouble for some years ago for suggesting even in Canada that this might be necessary at some point, at least some restriction on the right to have a child.
Within two hours of where I live, you have mountains and desert as location. I like the natural elements that abstract into light, texture, shape and shadow.
You know, Python should have won a Grammy for our musical work on the show.
For a while, I think in 1994, it got to where I didn’t want to practice.
And we reduce almost all male-female problems by working on both the female and the male. And that usually means having both sexes take responsibility.
It’s not pleasant when you lose your whole football team.
Praise God, from whom all blessings flow! Praise Him, all creatures here below! Praise Him above, ye heavenly host! Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost!
There’s something to be learned by listening and absorbing and watching before you start telling the people who have been there how to rearrange chairs.
I’m in my 80s and not a keen television fan.
I get really saucy after a few drinks. Sexy rude, not obnoxious rude.
I had the right to remain silent… but I didn’t have the ability.
I have plenty of invitations to go places, lots to do. If I’m not working, I go to have my hair taken care of and work at needlepoint.
I am not trying to be a historian and a dramatist; I’m a dramatist, a dramatic historian, or one who does a dramatic interpretation of history.
He who labors diligently need never despair; for all things are accomplished by diligence and labor.